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  • 1. MENTAL, EMOTIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
  • 2. INTRODUCTION: <ul><li>What are the main focus areas we’ll be looking at? </li></ul><ul><li>Mental Health </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional Health </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Health </li></ul>
  • 3. MENTAL and EMOTIONAL HEALTH <ul><li>Overall mental health </li></ul><ul><li>Mental illnesses </li></ul><ul><li>Feelings </li></ul><ul><li>Assertiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict resolution </li></ul><ul><li>Coping with stress and depression </li></ul><ul><li>Personal standards </li></ul><ul><li>Self-esteem </li></ul><ul><li>Communication (esp. about problems) </li></ul>
  • 4. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH <ul><li>Environmental issues awareness with regards to personal health </li></ul><ul><li>Health conditions caused or exacerbated by environmental conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Other health hazards like pollution and living/working conditions </li></ul>
  • 5. Why is knowing this important? <ul><li>Contributes to self-confidence and self-esteem </li></ul><ul><li>Develop effective communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Develop effective coping strategies, including time-management skills </li></ul><ul><li>Recognize your strengths and limitations </li></ul><ul><li>Develop positive healthy habits </li></ul><ul><li>Improve mental as well as physical health </li></ul>
  • 6. Why is knowing this important? <ul><li>“ A healthy body leads to a healthy mind…” but the mind is a powerful thing and can have negative effects on the body! So, “a healthy mind can lead to a healthy body!” </li></ul><ul><li>Being a positive role model by promoting healthy lifestyles and taking an active role in the community with regards to environmental issues that have negative health effects. </li></ul>
  • 7. Mental Health Is Essential To Overall Health
  • 8. What is mental health? <ul><ul><li>How you think, feel, and act in order to face life’s situations… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For example, how you handle stress. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How you look at yourself, your life and the people in your life… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For example, how you relate to others. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How you evaluate your options and make choices… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For example: how you make decisions. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 9. Key component of mental health: what you think. <ul><li>Thinking is the cognitive component of mental health. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s important to recognize your thoughts and to determine if they are reasonable for the situation. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, a friend invites another friend to go to a movie. Do you think “That’s OK. She can do that. I know we’ll get together another time.” Or, do you think “She’s not my friend anymore. A real friend would always invite only me…” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It’s important how you respond to your thoughts. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do you let negative, damaging thoughts continue or do you stop them? For example, if you think you’ve been slighted by a friend, do you go over and over in your mind that the friend is hurtful, disloyal, uncaring… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Thoughts produce feelings in us. </li></ul>
  • 10. Key component of mental health: what you feel. <ul><li>Feeling is the emotional / sensory component of mental health. </li></ul><ul><li>Thoughts produce feelings. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thinking the same thoughts over and over in your mind will create feelings – negative thoughts will create more negative feelings and positive thoughts will create more positive feelings. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It’s important to recognize your feelings. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, “I am angry and upset!” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It’s important to understand where these feelings are coming from. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ie: your thought processes and how you interpret what’s happened. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It’s important how you respond to your feelings. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ I feel this way so it’s right to feel this way.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask yourself questions such as: “Is this a legitimate feeling that is appropriate for the situation?” </li></ul></ul>
  • 11. Key component of mental health: how you act. <ul><li>Action is the behavioral component of mental health. </li></ul><ul><li>Thoughts and feelings result in actions. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, you dwell in your mind about how your friend has slighted you until you feel really angry and then you take an action as a result of your thoughts and feelings. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Actions can be unhealthy. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, you could pick up the phone and yell at your friend and damage the relationship. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, you could go out for a smoke or take a drink and hide away in your room. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Actions can be healthy. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, you could talk over your thoughts and feelings with your friend or with someone else who could help. </li></ul></ul>
  • 12. Thoughts, feelings, and actions have impact. <ul><li>Since you were a young child, you realized that your behavior had consequences. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You touched a hot stove and were burned. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You disobeyed a rule and were disciplined. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It’s important to also realize that there are consequences to the way we think and feel. </li></ul>
  • 13. Why is mental health so important? <ul><li>Here are just a few reasons… </li></ul>
  • 14. Mental health is important because: <ul><li>It affects your relationships with others: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mental health problems lead to new problems with friends, family, law enforcement or school officials( National Mental Health Association, 1997) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It affects how you learn: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your attentiveness, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your concentration, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your classroom conduct, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your ability to organize, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your ability to communicate. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Source: SAMHSA. http://allmentalhealth.samhsa.gov/school_modules.html#mod2 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 15. Mental health is important because: <ul><ul><ul><li>Mental health problems can lead to other problems such as: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Experimenting with drugs or alcohol, </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Being sexually promiscuous, </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Being hostile and aggressive, </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Taking risks in behavior. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  • 16. What can I do to help protect my mental health? <ul><ul><li>Eat healthfully. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exercise adequately. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Care for your health daily. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take time for yourself regularly. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sleep bountifully. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage stress diligently. </li></ul></ul>
  • 17. What can I do to help protect my mental health? <ul><ul><li>Play </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learn to do something new and fun </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know yourself </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Be attuned to your thoughts and feelings. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Keep a journal. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recognize when “this just doesn’t seem like I usually think or act”. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Say “no” sometimes. Don’t overbook your schedule or your life. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Make time for quiet </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Turn off the cell phone, TV… </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  • 18. What can I do to help protect my mental health? <ul><ul><li>Recognize warning signs in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How you think, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How you feel, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How you act. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice stress management and other self care strategies throughout life. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know when and where to get help. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Get help as soon as you suspect you need it. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Get help from a trained counselor or through a medical referral. </li></ul></ul></ul>

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